Criterion-Based Hiring and Transfer & Assignment Procedures
The Criterion-Based Hiring, Transfer and Assignment procedures represents the manner in which teachers are newly-hired or assigned to a teaching position as a result of a consolidation, voluntary transfer, rescission from layoff, or return from an unpaid leave of absence.
The Providence Public School District and the Providence Teachers Union recognizes the value to students of having qualified, certified, experienced and effective teachers in every classroom as well as continuity of instruction. The Union and the district are committed to working together to provide a quality teacher in every classroom by implementing a fair, reliable and transparent teacher hiring and transfer system. As such, Criterion-Based Hiring, Transfer and Assignment Procedures shall be an evolving and dynamic process that will be jointly developed by the Providence Teachers Union and the Providence Public School District. This manual will guide you through the various phases of the hiring process.